Author: Elaina Hundley

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Some Amazing Animal Rescues in the DMV

The following are some rescue organizations in the DMV that do incredible work to find forever homes for homeless or abandoned animals. Most follow the same general process for adoption – an adopter can look online to find a pet they...

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Top 5 Reasons to Live in Bethesda

Not quite city and not quite suburb, downtown Bethesda offers a metro accessible life-style as well as budget friendly housing options. With shops and restaurants galore, Bethesda, Maryland is the best of both worlds for its residents. Here are five...

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Tips for Making Friends with Neighbors

Sometimes breaking the ice in a new neighborhood or building can be challenging, but having at least one friend or acquaintance in your building can bring you peace of mind and make your living experience that much better. Creating a...

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Upcoming Wine and Beer Festivals in the DMV

Ready to bask in the warm weather? Celebrate spring with food, wine, beer, music, and games at the following festivals. Each event provides a day full of fun, sun, booze, and snacks for your enjoyment. You might also get to experience...

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How I Bring Zen to My Living Space with a Clean Apartment

Habits to Make it Happen: A clean apartment helps me think more clearly, stress less, and feel more comfortable entertaining guests on a whim. Cleaning your apartment can feel like a daunting task, especially during a long work week. These...

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Looking to Move? Don’t Forget to Secure a Job First

When making a move, it can be hard to know where to start. Our friends at The Washington Post Jobs suggest the best place to start is with finding a job. Here’s why:   Budgeting When looking for an apartment,...

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Alone on Valentine’s Day? Don’t Sweat It!

First let me just say that I find V-day to be a bit cliché and also mostly a consumer holiday, but it’s just another reason to buy yourself chocolate and celebrate! If you’re single, in a long-distance romance, or just...

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Local DMV Coffee Joint Guide

There are many, many coffee shops in the DC/Maryland/Virginia Metro area. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list, but below are just some highlights of some of my personal favorites. Get outside your comfort zone and explore these quirky coffee...